Research Desk

What's your question?

Current trivia question:

What actress has won more Academy Awards than current nominee Meryl Streep?


Katharine Hepburn won 4 Oscars during her career. Ingrid Bergman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep tie for second with 3 Oscars each. Celebrate "awards season" by checking out films by these and other Oscar winners.

Recent trivia questions:

Which candidate for Best Librarian in Planet Jackson Hole Best of Jackson Hole readers poll is known for his natty style of dress and taste in music? Which candidate is known for his love of LaCroix water and for serving Rasperry Pi to teens?


Part A) Joe Gagnon. He's a 5-year library worker known for bow ties and the color purple, and for purchasing all our music cds, like For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986 by The Replacements. 

Part B) Wren Kominos-Marvell. He's been with the library since  2016, prefers LaCroix Tangerine flavor, and is offering a Programming Games with Python class for teens, beginning FEB 10.

Vote here for Best Librarian.

Research Questions

Looking for a local news article from 1984 to help solve a family mystery? Trying to make an informed choice for your next mattress? Need a stack of books pulled to help you put together an anti-inflammatory diet? We're on it! The research team can help you find trustworthy resources to answer life's burning questions. Email us at

School Projects

Your history teacher just assigned you a research project that's worth a third of your grade.  Don't panic!  The research team can steer you toward reliable resources that will support your thesis and help you ace the assignment. Appointments available for one-on-one or group help.

Teachers! Bring your students to the library for a tour of the collection and some pointers on how to do research using library databases. 

Personal Librarian

Looking for your next great read? Your Personal Librarian can suggest a list of books for you to try. Click here to get started.